The Comfort of Home

Can Your HVAC System Be Improved With Thermal Imaging?

One big problem for homeowners is figuring out where their house is losing energy. Since 33% of energy use is lost through leaks in a home, you will likely want to take steps to figure out how to prevent this from happening. Here is what you need to know about how thermal imaging can actually help detect inefficiencies that affect your HVAC system. How Does Thermal Imaging Work? In the past, the only method you could use to detect home inefficiencies was to physically feel for drafts. Read More 

Get Rid Of Your Standard Electric Water Heater And Purchase A Tankless Model

Are you tired of arguing with your spouse and children over who will take a shower first, due to the limited supply of hot water that your electric water heater provides? If you have had it with cold showers and the need to wait for the water to heat up, trade in your heater for a tankless one. A gas burner or electric element inside of a tankless model immediately heats up cold water upon entry, ensuring hot water is always available. Read More 

3 Signs You Need A New Furnace

Winter is coming. If you live in an area that sees frigid winter temperatures, your furnace is a crucial component of your home. As temperatures drop and you start to use your furnace, observe its operation to make sure it's running properly. That's especially true if your furnace is older. No furnace runs forever, so you'll likely have to get a replacement at some point. By identifying warning signs early, you can replace your furnace before it gets too cold. Read More 

Not Sure You Have Room For An AC Unit? What You Can Do

If you have always had a swamp cooler on the roof of your house, then you know that although swamp coolers can do their job, they may not always be able to cool your entire house. Luckily, with an air conditioning unit, you can cool down your entire house-- even on the hottest days of the year-- so that you and your family can live and sleep comfortably. Unlike swamp coolers that are on your roof, however, air conditioners need to be on the ground — but if you aren't sure if you have the room for one in your yard, then this article is for you. Read More 

A Frozen Air Conditioner Is Not A Good Thing - How To Prevent This From Happening

It's summer, and to beat the heat you want to be inside where it's nice and cold. Your home shouldn't feel like a freezer, though, as much as you may want it to feel that way. Turning down your air conditioner too low may result in your unit freezing up. If this happens, it can result in a hefty repair bill for you. Read on for tips on how to prevent your unit from freezing and other tips to keep your air conditioner working as it should all season long. Read More 

About Me

The Comfort of Home

When I married my amazing husband ten years ago, I moved into the brick, ranch home he already owned. Immediately, I was thankful that the house was equipped with a central heating and air conditioning unit. This once efficient system kept me cool during the hot summer days. It also allowed me to remain warm in my home during the cold winter nights. Now, our air conditioning unit is twenty years old. Because of its age, the system has started to malfunction. Recently, my husband contacted an HVAC contractor about installing a new system at our home. This kind technician patched our old system to give us time to contemplate what type of new unit we want. On this blog, I hope you will discover the ways an HVAC contractor can help you continue to enjoy the comfort of your home.


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